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Kristian Stewart, IBM

In this DevOps Chat we catch up with Dr Kristian Stewart of IBM. Kristian talks to us about how dev and ops can work together. He calls it shift ops left and shift dev right. He has some great ideas borne out of his years of experience in the field. Kristian's background is as follows: Dr Kristian J Stewart, Architect - Hybrid Cloud Event Management and Analytics Kristian currently leads architecture for IBM's Netcool Event Management offering, and is part of the team providing as-a-service...

Duration: 00:14:29

Tracy Ragan, OpenMake

OpenMake has been involved in the software integration and delivery process for many years. The CI/CD revolution that is inherent in much of what DevOps is about has changed the company and their model in ways not imagined. DeployHub has been open sourced and has really found a community. DeployHub Pro has landed OpenMake on the Gartner MQ. We speak with OpenMake CEO Tracy Ragan about road to open source and DevOps success.

Duration: 00:17:44

IBM z14, why is it the best mainframe ever?

IBM's latest enterprise system, z14 is in general release. Beyond pure speeds and feeds, the z14 has capabilities that go far beyond where any z system has gone before. Pervasive encryption, hybrid cloud integration, many new APIs and more make the z14 "the biggest release in z systems over the last 10 years at least" according to Hayden Lindsey, VP of Enterprise DevOps. Hayden is our guest in this chat and he lays out all of the reasons why z14 isn't your grandads mainframe

Duration: 00:19:22

Measuring DevOps Success

Steve Boone is the product owner and development manager for Urban Code Deploy. He has helped hundreds of companies adopt, implement and scale their agile and DevOps practices as part of their digital transformation. In this chat Steve gives us some insights into how can you measure your DevOps success.

Duration: 00:15:05

Continuous Delivery Map w/ Scott Wilson, Automic

Wouldn't it be nice to have the entire continuous delivery topography laid out in a nice map that shows how they are all interconnected? Sort of like a subway or metro map? Well now you have it and it is interactive! The good folks at Automic, a CA Technologies company just released their Continuous Delivery Map. It is really cool and they are adding to it all the time. I caught up with Scott Wilson of Automic and had a chat about the Continuous Delivery Map. As usual the streaming audio...

Duration: 00:18:10

Transforming to the Coud via DevOps, JT Giri, CEO nClouds

The path to the cloud can be best navigated utilizing DevOps. JT Giri, co-founder and CEO of nClouds is helping enterprises migrate to the Cloud and adopt DevOps practices at the same time. it is a formula that is proving very successful. I had a chance to sit down with JT and discuss this path in this episode of DevOps Chat.

Duration: 00:13:55

Chef Update w/ CMO Ken Cheney

Chef is doing everything it can to automate as much of your IT process as possible. From config management to deployment, compliance to testing, Chef is trying help. With several open source projects, as well as enterprise class solutions, there is a lot to pick from. We check in with Ken Cheney, CMO of Chef for our regular check in on whats new. Have a listen and enjoy!

Duration: 00:14:09

Jenkins World 2017 Preview with Sacha Labourey, CEO CloudBees

Jenkins World 2017 is right around the corner, August 28-31st in San Francisco. This years event is by far the biggest one yet! I had a chance to sit down with Sacha Labourey, CEO of CloudBees. He gives us some great info on why Jenkins World is a can't miss event. You can get a 20% discount on Jenkins World by using the code JWHGILMORE @ will be there filming videos as well as Alan Shimel, editor in chief will be moderating a...

Duration: 00:16:53

Putting the Ops in DevOps, Rundeck with Damon Edwards

When doing research around launching, one of the most interesting and leading figures in the DevOps movement was Damon Edwards. It has always been a goal to sit down with Damon for a DevOps Chat. While having interviewed him numerous times for DevOps TV, for this chat, Damon joins us to discuss Rundeck( how it is helping flesh out the Ops in DevOps. Damon is super knowledgeable and well versed in this and other areas, so this chat is a really...

Duration: 00:20:06

DevOps, Cognitive, IoT & Blockchain

Three of the hottest topics in IT today: IoT, Cognitive and Blockchain. What role does DevOps play in successfully leveraging these? In this DevOps Chat we ask Cliff Utstein - Director of Offering Management, IBM Cloud DevOps and CJ Paul - Distinguished Engineer & Chief Architect, IBM Cloud DevOps for the answers. It is a lively discussion with as both Cliff and CJ are very experienced in these areas and have some great thoughts. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:22:09

Developers and Security w/ Pete Chestna, Veracode

In this DevOps Chat we sit down with Pete Chestna of CA Veracode about a survey they conducted of Developers and Security teams. The goal was to see if the teams were working together in an effort of making security everyone's responsibility. Pete is a great evangelist for DevSecOps, having been a developer for many years, as well as deeply involved in the security community. Pete always has great things to say and you will find this interview very interesting I think!

Duration: 00:19:19

DOES Lodon 2017 w/ Gene Kim

More caught up with Gene Kim prior to DOES London 2017. However due to some sound engineering issues, this chat was not able to be edited in time for the preview of the great DOES London 2017 show it was intended to be. With more time we have cleaned up the file and while not perfect it is indeed very listenable with some great info from Gene. If you like you can also check the keynotes from the show, many of which Gene mentions here on YouTube at:...

Duration: 00:23:23

AI Log Analysis w/ Gabby Menachem, CEO, Loom Systems

Logs are increasingly becoming a big data analysis issue. So why not bring some AI to this big data problem? Loom Systems is doing just that and as a result is making it easier to analyze log data for actionable and meaningful results. I had a chance to sit down with Loom Systems CEO Gabby Menachem to discuss what AI means for the log analysis space and how it can make your job easier.

Duration: 00:22:58

Design Thinking w/ Sarah Plantenberg, IBM

Design thinking? What does it mean? Why should you care? I had a chance to sit down with Sarah Plantenberg of IBM who is my go to person on Design Thinking. Sarah has recently taken on a new role within IBM helping to bring design thinking to IBM customers. This DevOps chat is a great conversation with Sarah, who is a bright and engaging subject. I am sure you will enjoy!

Duration: 00:21:29

ChefConf 2017 Preview with Ken Chen

ChefConf 2017 is right around the corner, May 22-24 in Austin. We had a chance to catch up with Ken Cheney, CMO Chef to get the scoop on what are the highlights of this years big Chef conference. Have a listen and there is still time to go. Get info at

Duration: 00:14:16

Collabnet CEO on Waterfall and DevOps

Using any tool or technology because it is the "cool thing to do" is never a good idea. In this DevOps Chat, we speak with Flint Brenton, CEO of Collabnet. Flint has been around long enough to know that if you are not using the right technology for a given task, you are not going to have the success you might have otherwise. Picking the right tool for the job is as important as doing the job itself. Flint also gives us some good background on CollabNet which has been servicing the...

Duration: 00:08:29

Puppet's Big News with Michael Olson

Michael Olson of Puppet's product team is our guest on this episode of DevOps Chats. Michael gives us the scoop on Puppets 3 major announcements around product updates, new products and new global expansion. New versions of Puppet Enterprise and Puppet open source, new products include Lumogon and Puppet Cloud Discovery. New partner offerings with AWS, Cisco and others, as well as new offices in Singapore and Seattle. Taken together it paints the picture of Puppet continuing its growth...

Duration: 00:21:37

Dr. Steve Mayner of Scaled Agile on DOES London 2017

Our guest on this DevOps chat is Dr. Steven Mayner who is a confirmed speaker for DevOps Enterprise Summit, London 2017. Steven is of the worlds foremost experts on Scaled Agile Framework. He has helped organizations the world over achieve great results with the SAFe framework. An engaging speaker, you will enjoy this interview.

Duration: 00:16:49

Value Stream Mapping with Eric Robertson, CollabNet

Value stream mapping, what is it? Sure you have heard of it, but what does it really mean and how can it help you? We discuss value stream mapping in some detail with Eric Robertson, VP of product and engineering at CollabNet. Great discussion on how this Lean based idea can really help in your DevOps transformation.

Duration: 00:14:47

Rob England, DOES London 2017

Rob England, IT Skeptic was once a DevOps skeptic (what do you expect, he is the IT skeptic), but even this skeptic has been won over to the ways of DevOps. So much so in fact that he is presenting at this years DOES London conference Rob is presenting on the importance of people in the DevOps equation. If even the IT skeptic can see the advantages of DevOps, you should too? I don't know, but have a listen as we catch up with always entertaining Rob England in advance of DOES London.

Duration: 00:15:52

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